Online Law Courses that Bridge the Gap between Legal Education and Professional Practice

Law programmes in India equip students with a law degree. However, it does not prepare them for professional practice. LawSkills, an e-learning platform, recognizes this and attempts to minimize the gap between legal education and professional practice. Courses that are created, aim to deliver quality education and skill oriented certification courses to young lawyers, practitioners, and also those belonging to non-legal backgrounds.

Most online law courses in India provide students with theoretical knowledge that one can easily obtain from a simple internet search. LawSkills’ courses are designed and developed by renowned practitioners in the field- therefore, giving our students necessary theoretical, practical and professional knowledge with interesting case studies and examples to facilitate learning. We aspire to expand knowledge for individuals and create equal opportunities to learn through our standardized courses that are accessible across India, and the world. Our courses are flexible, modular and practical and are frequently updated with relevant course material and revised content. In addition to comprehensive text lectures, LawSkills pushed the envelope by providing students with audio and visual tools incorporated into lectures to make law more interesting and people-friendly.

LawSkills uses technology for building an ecosystem of learners and industry practitioners to make learning easy, interesting, affordable and accessible to millions of learners not bound by geographies. The availability of courses in multiple regional languages is one among the many stand out features that aid our students to learn though a medium that is familiar to them.

Law is a very demanding profession, keeping this in mind, our course developers take immense care to develop content best suited for our target audience and seek to make complex concepts and terms; simple and understandable. LawSkills offers content with flexibility of time and learning methodologies. We aspire to move away from knowledge that is gained from textbooks to pave the way for you to achieve and enhance your legal awareness and skills.

Lawskills: Innovation in Legal Education

In India, a law degree prepares students for theoretical implications of law, but does not equip them with the practical knowledge they need to set foot in the field of law. Manupatra recognises this gap and thus, has launched LawSkills, Manupatra EduTech’s latest venture that aims to reduce the gap between academia and legal practice. LawSkills’ online legal courses are carefully created by renowned professionals in the field to deliver quality to aspiring lawyers, young professionals and practitioners and also for those who do not have a legal background.

LawSkills is an online platform that is user-friendly and gives our users access to multi-lingual courses, at attractive prices. Law programmes and online courses in India provide only theoretical knowledge that proves to fall short in practice. Our tailored courses provide students with a strong theoretical foundation upon which they can gauge the practicality and plausibility of it, and gives them confidence to apply their knowledge into practice. LawSkills aims to establish a strong foundation in law, giving our students a firm theoretical foundation as well as practical and professional knowledge.

Courses developed by LawSkills are modular, flexible and self-paced, paving a path for students to expand their knowledge, and providing audio and visual tools, along with text lectures, to facilitate learning. Audio lectures are helpful as students can download audio content and listen to lectures on the go. Our video lectures use tools to explain complex concepts or illustrate case laws and examples. Content developed is updated on a regular basis to ensure that we keep you abreast with the latest developments in the field. We offer multi-lingual courses, so that it is accessible to all.

Our course developers have designed courses in a manner that simplifies complex concepts, ideas and theory, such that it is easily comprehended by those practicing law, as well as those who do not have a legal foundation. We aspire to inspire our students to seek practical knowledge in the field of their interest, rather than stepping into the legal world with only theoretical knowledge.

Gaining a Competitive Edge over your Peers with LawSkills

Launched in June, 2017, LawSkills offers online law certificate courses as an attempt to minimise the pre-existing gap between legal academia and professional practice. Our user-friendly and device-neutral platform assists our students to achieve excellence in their chosen field. LawSkills was created based on the need of aspiring lawyers to have a strong theoretical grounding to base their understanding of the applicability of law in the practical world.

Renowned professionals in their respective fields have created and developed courses in their subject matter. We equip our students with practical knowledge by integrating methods to facilitate learning, like providing examples, scenarios and case laws. Our courses are driven to provide quality content in your language, aiming to make law easy for all, at affordable prices. Modular courses are developed to help students gauge their progression and understanding of the topic at a pace that is suitable to them.

India faces extensive disparity in learning opportunities based on language skills. Manupatra EduTech’s- LawSkills acknowledges this disparity and has, thus, created content that can be accessed in several Indian regional languages. LawSkills offers multi-lingual online legal courses in India in niche fields of law, moving away from traditional fields.

We also provide downloadable audio and video lectures for courses to give students more access and understanding of the same. Audio and visual tools are used as a device to demonstrate case laws and examples in a simplified manner to increase applicability. Case laws and judgments are updated regularly to make sure that our students stay abreast with legal proceedings in the field.

Our course developers have designed courses in a manner that simplifies complex concepts, ideas and theory, such that it is easily comprehended by those practicing law, as well as those who do not have a legal foundation. We aspire to inspire our students to seek practical knowledge in the field of their interest, rather than stepping into the legal world with only theoretical knowledge.

An initiative towards excellence

The pursuit of knowledge is a never ending endeavor; it is imperative to continue learning something new in order to keep growing. However, owing to the hectic nature of legal profession, lawyers and law students often don’t get the time or opportunity to pursue new courses to enhance their skills. E-learning can prove to be a useful medium to overcome this shortcoming by providing flexibility to the experience.

We at LawSkills have come up with short term law courses to help you in your skill development. Our courses are designed to be modular, flexible and self-paced, paving a path for students to expand their knowledge, and providing audio and visual tools, along with text lectures, to facilitate learning. Audio lectures can be downloaded and accessed on the go. Our video lectures use tools to explain complex concepts or illustrate case laws and examples.

The content is regularly updated to keep you acquainted with the latest developments in the field. There are myriad of subjects to choose from, providing you with ample opportunities to learn. We offer multi-lingual courses, to ensure accessibility to all.

Experts from the legal field have come together in this venture to provide quality education at affordable prices. The courses have been designed keeping in mind the importance of having practical expertise along with theoretical knowledge. To test your understanding of the subject, quizzes and assessments have been included. We aspire to inspire you to excel in your profession.

Changing dynamics of Legal Education

Law has always been one of the most sought after fields of education for the youth of the country; it is dynamic and ever-evolving, encompassing within its fold all the changes occurring in the society. So it is only natural that with advancements in technology, law certificate programs online have become an important part of every law student’s resume. LawSkills, a Manupatra EduTech initiative, is an e-learning platform which recognizes this and seeks to equip lawyers and law students with knowledge that can help them excel in their professions.

Our courses not only help add value to your resumes but also add to your pool of knowledge. These courses, especially designed with the aim of bridging the gap between theoretical and practical information, supplement textual understanding with an empirical know-how. LawSkills offers online legal courses in various specialized fields, so that each student can choose the course that interests them the most.

We at LawSkills believe that each individual has a unique method of studying, and therefore all our courses are modular, flexible and self-paced. The courses are multi-lingual, ensuring that language is not a barrier to learning. We also provide downloadable audio and video lectures for courses to give students more access and understanding of the same.

There is also a discussion forum which facilitates discourse among students and encourages analytical thinking. All courses are regularly updated to keep our students abreast with latest developments in the field.

Redefining Legal Education

In today’s highly competitive world, education has undergone a paradigm shift. It is no longer confined to textbooks and classrooms. With e-learning gaining popularity, online certification in law is fast becoming a much sought-after supplementary qualification, both for students as well as professionals. Online courses provide specialized knowledge in one’s field of interest and prepare them for implications in the field of law. However, they often fail to equip students with the practical know-how required to set foot in the field of law.

LawSkills seeks to redefine the concept of certificate courses by providing skill-based courses for law students, lawyers as well as people from non-legal backgrounds. LawSkills’ courses are designed and developed by renowned practitioners in the field; therefore, giving our students necessary theoretical, practical and professional knowledge with interesting case studies and examples to facilitate learning.

Our courses are multi-lingual, thereby giving you the option to learn in the language that you are most comfortable with. Modular courses are developed to help students gauge their progression and understanding of the topic at a pace that is suitable to them. We at LawSkills intend to make learning a fun-filled experience for you; our courses include brain-teasers, interesting facts, fun quizzes and many more activities to ensure that you get the opportunity to apply the knowledge that you gain.